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B&H Photo Video and Wilderness Trust Announces the Wilderness Photo Competition Winners

This Photo Competition Was an Industry First, Awarding Prizes to Winners of Both a Judged Vote From a Panel of Wildlife Photography Experts, and a People's Choice Popular Vote; Prizes Included Two All-Expense-Paid Safaris for Two to Wilderness Camps in Bo

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 17, 2014) - B&H Photo is pleased to announce the grand prize winner of the B&H Wilderness Photo Competition as Jamie MacArthur's "A Splash of Blue" from the Birding category.

Jamie spent several days in a blind in the heat, getting bitten by insects, to finally get this shot. Congratulations, Jamie MacArthur, for a fine photograph that attracted the eyes of the judges by showing your perseverance in getting the peak of action with an uncommon bird. Jamie will be enjoying an African Safari for two, courtesy of Journeys Unforgettable and Wilderness Safaris, along with some new photo gear purchased at B&H with his $500 Gift Card. Jamie is from the United Kingdom, and we look forward to seeing the images that Jamie produces on safari in Botswana.

The other eight categories are comprised of skilled and artistic photographers, whose photographs were chosen from thousands upon thousands of entries. These are our semifinalists, and will each be receiving a $500 Gift Card from B&H Photo Video and Pro-Audio.

Land Mammals: Giorgia Karampatou from Abu Dhabi

Aquatic: Cary Maures from the USA

Culture & Wilderness People: Adam Jurgilewicz from Poland

Conservation Man and the Environment: Jeffrey Kirkpatrick from Australia

Amphibians & Reptiles: Christopher Schlaf from the USA

Macro with Flora & Insects: Peter Alinson from the USA

Animals in Zoos and Captivity: Octavio Aburto from Mexico

Landscape & Scenery: Petar Sabol from Croatia

The People's Choice Popular Vote Award goes to Charles Chessler of New York City. Charles won this category due to an outstanding image, and the support the photo community bestowed upon him to accumulate the most verified votes. Charles will be going on safari to Namibia, and looks forward to photographing the wilderness in all its glory.

The B&H Wilderness Contest asks that you explore your world with a camera, and understand that without conservation, that which you photograph today stands a chance of not being photographed by the next generation. Conservation is about awareness, and your photographs and travel can make a difference.

B&H, Wilderness Safaris, South African Airlines, Journeys Unforgettable, Airlink and the Wilderness Wildlife Trust salute the winners and all the photographers who entered the contest. 

About B&H Photo Video

As the world's largest source of photography, video and audio equipment, B&H Photo Video is known worldwide for their attentive, knowledgeable sales force, and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. Visitors to the website can access a variety of enlightening articles and educational videos. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide for 40 years. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/.

When in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photo SuperStore located at 420 9th Ave. The expo continues all year round at B&H in the camera kiosks. Featuring the newest cameras, the kiosks are manned by manufacturer representatives, who are there to guide and demonstrate the latest photographic technology. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest photography gear.

The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational photography content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists, as well as photography industry experts. You can even view the B&H Event Space presentations from many of the world's foremost photographers, and interviews with some of photography's most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel.

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